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Published on September 13th, 2012 | by Cameron Woolsey

Darksiders II Confirmed as Wii U Launch Title

THQ has revealed that Death will herald the arrival of the Wii U, as Darksiders II has been confirmed to be launch title for Nintendo’s next console.

The game will launch with the DLC expansion, Argul’s Tomb, and all the pre-order bonuses from other editions. THQ said that the extra content will add around five hours to the game.

Darksiders II for Wii U takes advantage of the console’s GamePad, which will display the map, mission objectives and inventory, all of which can be navigated using touch screen controls. The Pad will also allow you to dodge and complete puzzles using the gyro functionality.

“We are delighted that Wii U owners will be able to experience the vast world of Darksiders II at launch,” said Ryan Stefanelli, Producer of Darksiders II. “The unique Wii U GamePad adds a whole world of possibility that we will be taking advantage of in this title.”

Darksiders II will launch with the Wii U on Nov. 18, 2012.

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